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Hometown Money - Enrich Community with Local Currency By Paul Glover
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We’re making a community while making a living! Since 1991, local currencies have added millions of dollars worth of spending power to local economies, stimulating millions of dollars of extra... More > trading among local people. Many communities have done this by issuing local paper money called HOURS, valued at least $10.00 per HOUR. HOURS can become a mainstay of local commerce; keeping wealth in the community; promoting local production, local ownership and ecological responsibility; encouraging local pride; raising the minimum wage; and helping people get paid for doing what they like to do. Dozens of cities and towns have started local currency based on this book< Less
Hometown Money: How to Enrich Your Community with Local Currency By Paul Glover
eBook (PDF): $17.00
The founder of Ithaca HOURS explains step-by-step how to start and maintain community currency. Millions of dollars of Ithaca HOURS have been traded since 1991. From philosophy to management, this... More > book is an essential resource for enriching your community by printing local money.< Less
Local Liquidity By Molly Scott Cato
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All across the world local communities are starting their own currencies to counter the problems caused by the financial crisis and the misallocation of money towards the gambling circuits of the... More > casino economy and away from local economies. Molly Scott Cato frames the post-2008 financial crisis in terms of the failure of effective demand. Quantitative Easing has not only increased inequality, as indicated recently by the Bank of England, but has also created only ineffective demand. The report includes an authoritative account of the different types of local money that are in circulation across the world from Germany's hugely successful Chiemgauer to the currency issued by Banco Palmas in Brazil and Rotterdam's Nu-Spaarpas.< Less
Maryland Paper Money: An Illustrated History, 1864-1935 By Fred Maples
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This non-fiction documents the history of Maryland's national currency era from 1864 to 1935, and illustrates the beautiful currency in detail. The currency was issued by 138 Maryland banks from... More > Friendsville in the west to Berlin in the east. While national currency notes were issued by individual banks, they were federal paper money and circulated across all states and territories. Research for this book required hundreds of interviews and thousands of hours, and involved cataloging surviving national currency notes, documenting bank histories, and the lives of the 810 known bank officers who signed the currency. The research pulled extensively from the U.S. National Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Maryland Historical Society, local historical societies, Comptroller of Currency Annual Reports, U.S. census records, newspaper clippings, and family interviews. Almost 300 photos of surviving notes are shown, including many notes from the Marc Watts Collection of National Currency.< Less
Crashed: The Death Of The Dollar By William Cooper
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"We're not pickin' the fight. The government already did that. We'd just be finally fightin' back for a change." - Phillip Brown In his first novel, CRASHED: The Death Of The Dollar,... More > William Cooper explores what our government's reaction to a U.S. currency collapse would be. But he does so quite differently from most similarly themed novels. Crashed follows a reclusive mountain rancher on a journey through coming out of his shell, finding love and a family, and inadvertently becoming a part of the local community following a gesture of kindness. All set against the backdrop of the dollar losing it's value, and the government nationalizing all supply chains in an effort to keep order. This is a fast-paced read that has many reviewers calling for a sequel. Words like "thought provoking, captivating," and "gripping" are found throughout, and numerous readers express concern that it seems eerily like future history.< Less
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Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Economies By Abdulkader M. Aljandali
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EXCHANGE RATE VOLATILITY IN EMERGING ECONOMIES by Abdulkader M. ALJANDALI is a contribution to the knowledge concerning the volatility and forecasting of exchange rates in the emerging markets. It... More > focuses on the exchange rates of the leading trading blocs in that part of the world and examines exchange rates of selected emerging countries across continents in order to explain local and regional variations in exchange rates and the determinants of fluctuations in selected countries in Africa, Asia, Central and Latin America. Exchange rates of countries from the four different regions are investigated separately, followed by an analysis within and across regions to identify common patterns of exchange rates fluctuations. Monthly forecasts are generated for a period of 24 months to test the performance of the times series, cointegration and combination techniques used in this book. The results show that exchange rates of countries in the same region behave similarly following a shock to the system.< Less
Green Jobs Philly By Paul Glover
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America's neighborhoods can employ themselves to reduce living costs, while rebuilding toward balance with nature-- without waiting for either government or Wall Street. By doing so they take power... More > over food, fuel, housing, health care, planning, and finance. They build a solid future for the next generations.< Less
Consensusland: A Cryptocurrency Utopia By Mark Helfman
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Entrepreneur Quentin Taylor takes his wife and his legal counsel to Consensusland, a financial utopia backed by a bizarre digital currency that no bank, person, or government controls.... More > “It’s like bitcoin but better,” the locals say. The country’s government offers to build Quentin a new headquarters and fund his company’s relocation. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime offer and the opportunity Quentin has dreamed about for years—but if he accepts, he will have to give up everything he knows about business, finance, and wealth on a leap of faith in cryptocurrency and the power of blockchain. Will he take that leap of faith? Or will he walk away from his dream forever? This entertaining and powerful story explores a world where cryptocurrency is the normal way of doing business. It’s an essential read whether you’re a blockchain expert, cryptocurrency enthusiast, or just trying to figure out what the fuss is all about.< Less
Consensusland: A Cryptocurrency Utopia By Mark Helfman
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Entrepreneur Quentin Taylor takes his wife and his legal counsel to Consensusland, a financial utopia backed by a bizarre digital currency that no bank, person, or government controls.... More > “It’s like bitcoin but better,” the locals say. The country’s government offers to build Quentin a new headquarters and fund his company’s relocation. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime offer and the opportunity Quentin has dreamed about for years—but if he accepts, he will have to give up everything he knows about business, finance, and wealth on a leap of faith in cryptocurrency and the power of blockchain. Will he take that leap of faith? Or will he walk away from his dream forever? This entertaining and powerful story explores a world where cryptocurrency is the normal way of doing business. It’s an essential read whether you’re a blockchain expert, cryptocurrency enthusiast, or just trying to figure out what the fuss is all about.< Less

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